berth

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berth(
buhrth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bunk)
a. la litera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The seas were so rough last night that I almost fell out of my berth.El mar estaba tan agitado anoche que casi me caí de la litera.
2. (cabin)
a. el camarote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There were four bunks per berth in the car we traveled in.Había cuatro camas por camarote en el vagón donde viajábamos.
3. (mooring)
a. el atracadero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to drop the sails before approaching the berth.Debes arriar las velas antes de aproximarte al atracadero.
b. el amarradero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Coming into a berth in a marina takes a great deal of care to avoid hitting other boats.Entrar a un amarradero en un puerto deportivo requiere de gran cuidado para evitar chocar con otros barcos.
4. (position)
a. el puesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Doug was overjoyed when he learned that he had earned a berth on the Olympic hockey team.Doug se llenó de alegría cuando supo que se había ganado un puesto en el equipo de hockey olímpico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to moor)
a. atracar
Giovanni berthed his yacht in Saint-Tropez for the winter.Giovanni atracó su yate en Saint-Tropez durante el invierno.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to moor)
a. atracar
Peter hit the dock while trying to berth at the marina.Peter chocó contra el muelle al tratar de atracar en la marina.
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berth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (on train, ship)
a. la litera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (in harbor)
a. el amarradero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (fig)
a.
to give somebody a wide berthevitar a alguien
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berth [bɜːθ]
noun
1 (on ship, train) (cabin) camarote (m); (bunk) litera (f)
2 (Náut) (at wharf) amarradero (m); (in marina etc) punto (m) de atraque
to give sb a wide berth evitar el encuentro con algn
intransitive verb
(Náut) atracar
transitive verb
(Náut) atracar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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